Bookmaking chain Coral has bid farewell to the ‘smokey old men’s den’ image of betting shops with the launch of a new cafÃ©-style shop, created by Zachary Design. The interiors feature Internet, sports, cafÃ© and lottery ‘zones’ at the front of the shop to attract non-regular customers. NescafÃ© is operating a branded coffee area in the rear. The new concept opens in Birmingham and will be the basis for a wider national roll-out.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.